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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK 
YELLOWSTONE PARK. WYO. 

-. OF THE SUPERINTENDENT 

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February 
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1920. 



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2-12. Work Cotupiatwd , 

XV. Witrk la i'rotiT0£B. .......... ., 

V. work Doijli*. * „ a 

VI. i'isjia or iVoyoaad fork 8 

VIS. roXioia*.. ***•*••« s 

71 1.1. -;u»» of C>or.itio:i. q 

XX. Othor iiuttorn tHf 2»S«r.>»t. . , . 9 

9IU AiliiielS. .............. g 

Slrda M ii 

ftLaluts. ...«. ..* 12 

3*&»QttaA .'Jittj.jjds 

A**-aafc«* & Uoliuiona of Law 12 

jfturaat ,r"i jro a. 

Acoidanta ond 0«outi2tJiwa. . . 12 

*««Uoul jajnraoBa 

liatural Ph^noiaena 

Spacxal vjtiitora 12 

J2s.ti.on i'ioviurta. 13 

i5Aeo«ll«»<»oua. ............. 13 



X. Hecoipta aii4 riaisAit&nooo 14 



DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIO 
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE 
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK 
YELLOWSTONE PARK. WYO. 

FICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT 

aaaajra. 1920. 

9mm Slrt 

ho folio lag la ay raeort oa ooadltloa* tu :'eU«- 
atoaa National ?*rk, and on tha oparatlan of the park, 
for tho aanth of yajtnarjr, 1920 1 

OMUUl OQHDIJICKSi 




I — t a watar a far ratona*? aaa BU4 ahora 

idmb wh 1.7 lagi'f aar a a r than tho normal for tho 
f— * **rUp tho araratta Fafcraarjr for 33 .vaars. .'ha tax «ara- 
*« »*» ataoat aaatlaualljr ahara aaraal taring tha first 
19 darat tha r aa ala a ai ' af tha aanth aaa aaaarataly ««U, 
tha laaaat tanparatura raaordad, 8 halo.- aaro, 
tha 29th. Jhava vera hat thraa daya during Mm 
nlah tha tanparatura ft.ll to sara a: 



•■»;.. ■■<•*'■ ■ ■ ■■ . ., . . 

of aaaw, or 1.02 lnahaa r a ft wa il to aatar whlafa ana 0.69 ln- 
ei^c toaa than tha aaraal n ol ltatloa for ^ehraaxy. oat 
of thla aaaw fall 
ary 19 to 21. whan 9.5 laohas fall. 



om Ja an a r y 31 thara vora a.6 lnahaa af m oa tha 
at noth ot u-lafrat on WtonajR/ let at tha aonalaalan af 

ti o M Btaan | i„ bai m waaod ^ 1? .. l;iaJ cs , . l3 , ^ 

aattlad ao that at tha ant of *amary thara vara 13.6 lnahaa 

oa tha ground. raatlaally tha aaa anavfall —tnr. 
thraagnaat tha aark. ao that at tha aaa af ratraaay th« u« th rm- 
artad for J naary Slat had lanraaaad to about taa laafea. 
thaaad and aattlad mn at arwath thaa at tha hl£>ar ■ 
la tha narfc. 




I *»1jl. UM waathar aaadltlana that ararat ad 
tha aanth nara/fararaala to tha wild aalaala ahlah ara _ 
_fna-af th air l ia r da at slaters, aaa ta ahartar-a or n wl f a r a aa 
on tcalr raacaa. 



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Mai la the arc open to motor travel aurla* 
tli* month w»e tie one WtiM I oat -aartaro writ tho northern 
entrance *t Oarfllacr, antona, I mile*. t .« rata hlilB 

Sm^rixmrxmr* nd the northeast entranee vae traveled throaphont 
tfeo month with teavo ana oleic*, ' u c:.ii- a -.or 3 oarrlea 

the mall to Oeoka It;, wi as far ai ow<>r .all* ana tbo Buffa- 
lo fan ^turm employeee at tho or etatloue. aide from this, 
tho only raetlofthle -vthoi of travel In to* nark waa on • la or 



»»ily train eeirlee . aa aalatataoa to Oerelner ewer tho 
eartc oreneh of tbo Serthern aelfle :: .llroat, and aall *ae re- 
ceive* ever? «*> oaoo-t ondayo which It oot ja-ewldon for ay 
tho ettoffiee '-'• artmont. 



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lo r« recanted the total travel to the nark for 
the meat.- of /ehruary, theoa ante lag at \iardlnvr and 



ar aa Uaaaejta, on easlaeac or to w< the #114 animal o. 
f the Chief ■ nrer'a travel ra <ert la eneleoao herewith. 



onaaa exlotod far labor, aa al aeilTitloe were on a 
winter Vaalo. - the aaaa reaaaB no larabaee if an lloa of 
any eanaequaaee waa made* 

or Inquiry h> a I radar uwpoeal far baled alfalfa hay 
we tn feealnf wlM aatanla, a rloe eaa qnete I par 

ton for flrot-elaea hay f.o. . -ire at " Jcima, w*u tou 

'ho fr .0 on ..' . . .« It about 

• 1 ' 'leh anna tha total rloe of the hay deUvo-oe 

-rolner 1. 1 or tan, whiof lo eonclaombly better than 
the Tleeo mm ted earlier In the viator 



IX. 



dm johraary lot there vara U employeee In tho 
Au*y nnder thia fflaa, and no change In Bomber aaa made carina; 
the month of /ebraaxy. Below lo fflven a Hat the namaar of 



SJaployaoa Barring tutor a ointawt, .Ita a 
of the (clad f work »rfor»ed ajr wh ilun 



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Ho. claaa. 
1 

I 81'<eksralta 

8 Olerka 



1 toward and taster 

of transportation. 

• i.leetrieiana 



1 .sst.3uffalo Keener 
1 9 -••am 



1 -*n. 



fflee 



rtafi 



euaral Blneksmlta. «rt. hoe lag 
draft Mil Ala ant ranger sad la 
horses, and eearBanllag to ■ 
and e nlpaamt. 

1 l»Virsl»- arrant and ;ro as lag 
elerkf 1 on orders, proposals, 
aad Tonahors: 1 stenographer, fllaa 
»sr 1 on payrella aad 
1 on oo st accounting 
aad la •aarrre of storehouse. I odd 
sonants alarks aaolstad jger «U- 
ner la indexing library, aad tabulat- 
ing notee oa wild anlraals. Birds, aad 
etber data relating to the establisb- 
aant of tbo proposed aueeun. 

la ohtr-o of all transportation d- 



no la o» or • of oover plant lo o era- 
tod aad did neeeosery line or*. Jan 
as istants urate* rn-ui r 

shifts lac ;ada»a. 



la aharrs of 



buffalo hard, feeding 



eslatlng Buffalo keeper. 

la aharro of stablee, and s *at nest of 
aanti- la shep re -airing hRmeeB/for 
next Benson's ork. 

ta ehar-e const- otlon od all 

aeata repairing and rawed el lag bulld- 
lags at ;«ad<{aartara. 




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in tor 



•■at la 

to faailloa ma ran aro.o rrala ete«, 
ant aortias ovmr t wrlag saa atralcht- 
onlag •> atorohouoaa* 

la ahar ■« of talopaoao ay»,oa, 
fUMf »ork and lr.»tall«id looti-aianta. 
loo raw ll#i t truak bulla* frolsht 
or ox rooo froa railroad to K*a- 
qwartorg vhon not othoanrioo •nr;*7«4« 



ia at r«a4 .«art*;.iu ate hourly 
patrol* for flro at nl^tt, . t 

fir* ap and alaaawd a* c*d *r «r* 
Vatlalat. orkat 



> \ fa ahargo of oho?s. 
I { work ana to -~m ytm -i 
pillar traatoro. 









■ ov 



llo 



truak r« wlro. 



1 «lagrapa Torator 

1 elophona arator 

1 . boror 

1 whlof Saa^or 

• oslotant - hiof 
Haafora. 



la ahaj^a of jroaaral pl\art>iaf a* ioaa- 
oaartara. 

JUiai ** rwandallnK hla »r 

saw s'tfaa far aoo ta *rk 

ployaaa quarter* at ' oiui oartara* 

ont and rooolvod oators. nloa iftlagraai. 

las pat la rasalar ah lft a« a raltah- 
fcoard opa-ator, aavon dty r a wooa* 



^paraUA talapaaa* a*tt«h»oer*. 
laaaliaaaoaa aerk at I'aadqiarters. 
Iu ohar.ro of raagor fore*. 



aalatlns .hlof H«ag*r« no la ■liaioja 
of aoati.arn dl atrial | t» aaslatlaf; 
lth foedlw; wild oataal*. 



irst-oiass parte la •bang^Mf raagaar stations, a tefjr 

mt*r*t in bio? taHfjsr's moo, a^rol 

d.ity la tsh» parts :-ro t«e t ingr wild 
aninals, «i* feeding wild animsls. 



If i'Mft Kaagaro ditto. lso oa* 

oa duty ■.-pesoist-luc wild aataels la 
Gulliitln dams . rrmtamt of! joining 
the parte »a the north* 

In addition to the re:pxlnr snployoas listad afcova, ':bo 
fullowiag vera am&loyod towporarUyi 



a f'qfrt 'frftte. 



a 



MStStMf With 

rapalrs to voter Tohlelos, 1 1 

Taaastar, iranapal wort at 
Band -nar tars, in stasias, 

hauling nop lias ate* „ 1 , 1 

osala, -JL. _JL 



;>urlng February aaanal leares .vera granted as follows: 

Ralph L* malts, fcelo ihone ewitefihoara operntor*^ h, & days. 

-. .'allay, asst.Btaffalo loser-ar, 1st to 2d, I days. 
01arar.ee 0, jLaaer, alertc, HI so 15th, I days* 
i,io;.d a* UaaKae, olark, MM M MM* '' days. 
. ■ l-.in3a*, Viae* smith, 16th to 16th, 1 day* 
llllaa :. ordue, arte iu anger, %B% .h, 14 days* 

rim, ant* a*ei-»nlo, .:■& U st M s, 16 days* 
Frank J. iaess, arts Ranger, »v«> 

Sort I* aoca, arte Ranger, 14th to 17th, noon, »*■ days, 
•-alph V. Rarr, . arts ranger, iVth to MM, 10 iqys. 

rla, auto aeehania, nona :'..tst to th, sio Iosto 
apiliad far, & days. 












olaSaeat* w*ro raad>;> <&* watt. 

♦frOiaeaadsUone ware wf^fti i .■ . . .. „ «f e**srsl''»f 

*ho nm who will be ntedad as temporary park rangers fai- 
ths mwm t ***rm. 



rs w«r« bo •• <arattans frosa the servlee txri 
the Tonth. 

iMMltti 

stlotaat Jhlef Sanger. 
III. ."OBOC 0CH.UHBD. 

lie eons t ruction work was enffs&ed in li • noath, -ll 

work beta- oa a winter basis. 



He want wae done on roads ia tbo >ark during too month, cxeept 
a faw hears' x>rle ele*.r!n tha road betwe-a Sardine- and 
tart of falling roe* one* or t.ioe durlag thawing weather. 

inges wars raade In the partitions in am garage and shop 
building, so as to rovide sor* rooa la Mm werk eto > of tfce 
parage, ead ijIt* a little r»re roea for shoeing burses In tha 
Uaofcsmith shey. RM •wrtiUoa la ti». aarse building da 

for a ssmrate rows for iaotor-«,ole re air ,v-orlc was also aonjletod, 
an« a winder enlur ad to glT* raure light la tha ea» roon* 



a .later eondltiens fvevallea, no Is roramn ts of any oonse- 
eneaee were at«sm»te4i by any of tha ooneeesloaers. 

- >i I s feature was unimportant, a* tae#e are no visitors of 
any eoaeo ue ioo d ; •!».- the late- Months* 



IT. OK Hi ?VX> ...;S. 

Sat Tallaaatoaa M e*M Oaapaay ■•* «"*• » *»ar aaa 
at or* at Vlwattk Csnp, ovar&aulltts tr aa u pa rt atloa (truaka), 
* aarpoatar building aaaaaaa cm. far uact am- a. •* -aa, eaa 
da lag odd Joba that .ill «*▼« tin* abba jrayaraalaaa hara U 
+• -ia«a for tea tutw'i traral. 



I* Twllovataaa **ark iriiu;; ertttlon coa aajr aaa, Vut oaa 
aaa aarloyod, who wmi dully trips to ) raw « .aa 

. u, .-id and lu- u<s M«ak]r*i Idli NriM . lo. :<»ro m* it 
is fr»H th« ra|i on * abruar>- M aaoauaa tbajr *«r* starring to 
daath tbara, rpaatar and t«o aalpara aha ara 1 It lag at 

Uaaaat* thla wiator, *or<s« for thla aon^uy oa day a iui u« 

■waa vara ana plauaztt aasnra to vark outoiua, ranoaallng 
>ta Vank heaaa. 



Oar ahap foraa ooatinuad ti-a work of orarhjwllag our motor 
transportation, tad :• Airing tools and hoary road a<ral<ajant for 
aaa naxt saisaa. bla work waa aoaavhat handla-i; U b ti4 faat 
teat tat sataaatlla tosraala vra,a oa alsk ra ort *»#t •/ tha lanth 
froa a MHaV »--voro enao of lnfluaaaa, U It aaa, hauarar, tho 
traafcs naaaaaajv for hauling fralgat and for fa ad lag hay ta alia 
aalaala vara fapt la r* air, o.ia ort aar aaad for caaartl aurpoaaj 
ha»i a fairly tharorbja orurhatfliag, aad .inothar ord aar, tao oldaat 
aaa va hara vhloh had loan oat of aaaniaaiaa far tvs raara, vaa 
thoroughly CTarbamlaa r It U at *aod aa a ntv aar, at aa aspssaa 
for aav parts of abaat 



taa faraaaa la sharga of Mai »-.-Uci aa£« assail* 
overhauling aud ra airing haraaaa, ->t tlen va havs a lajqaa 
ahlah ta taad oa road .or* la '.ha nx?«t la sa-s.T>r # 



i'hn raara r fbraa acaMaaaa ragular paaaali far protoailag taa 
ailnals. • :a lam, In n»;nr a attaj tatloa, 

did oa-ae'cJly gooa *•**• ♦raerallag * total mt W» allot ia bla 
dletriot during tha south, vhiol. 1* an easal iar. . arara^a ansa all 
atrole oust ba aada aa aula. ovarnJ raagars wen 2:111 angp.aa 
la baullaff any *raa raaabaa aarth af . -jMluer aad foodlaj tho alk. 
daar, aatalopa and aaaatala ahoap U that riaialtr. taaojar a •>»• 
vaa rallaroa froa aals vark aaa aaut oat to aar 

Kaatar hat ktur art o' taa aam«k. a. tataat -(>laf B w a y a r -ai* 
vaa railroad Erak • aelatlaa la :.ailla« bay, aariy la tha amla f aai 
atatloaad ia tha -all ntla Sana roat^ra |ava aorth of tha MN 

aaay of aar alk ara xistorlaf, rallarlaj *•—• •»• t>*» »••» otatiaaa* 
thara, uKa took :*l«h«A >l*oa haallBK hajr aatll aa ni aant ta tha 



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Buffalo /am and ijltjagh Croak, artiero tlw buffalo han) Is 
bala? fad. 



Qouglu iu ralUved trum the work of hrollas; to* 
at Gardiner, and seat ban* t*> his etatlen »<j n in «he 

northwest wrar of tin oark, the latter pvt of tlw cwata. 
:-«9g«r ^itreoa continued the wn-x of fee&laf r.b* elk here now 
Headquarters, and ft* herd of sarplas Lotmi <Moh ire being 
« lateral In th« buffalo ocrral at Ian I 
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R«ap«r klnner aade e*>elie> z rrogresa In eel looking 
speelaea* ftp tht vropoeed toneem, -lng notes oa 

blrdt, aab-Ali, otc, lraexlnf Mm llbr ry . lag 

■ for file. in. ih: -.',ac at 

M *j elev.-s in the offioe who were ap oa tbelx rufTular 
wo**, 

' ar-n '"I At are <*ig-. 

■ Una Vuffi- 

<a Slouch ore hay «*e 

it eas accessary so ta!o? mat -, a 

ranger (Keeeej was sent oat to w a, 

. 

vi. run on jvopoob seti. 

««* work iu ooataaplRte.', Iter toe aeatfc of Mar. . . 
it is laftmmti kmmnr t *• <*ati«»e u- -ogress, 

n«Efflfily eve-h*alla$ to* and heary equipment In the blaaksesltb 

» hc • f "actor trtm»r»rtatlo:i if. .he -arose? -v-lag 

tie latin? thorn by tba ilater, t*d n.lec roaoratiaf 

•m '0}-**fl garter*; r«mlri*t balldlsgs, feeilm '?!1d saL-wls, 
an* A-ucing r«.?u:ar r>*t»l»« 

. 

Jte ae-c- alleles vara adopted durlttj tfio eeath. 

mi. 

t»braary cr© oae recite. : ««e 

-awnsist prlaeipally ©f salaries of regfalar «n„loyeee oa a slater 



i . y \ ' ■ . .:..:..; ;. 



lid *#»v«r Mtiioh •► ujruB'.wlkt-u bta mmtk af ) rtmatf: 
«m firoi-abla «• oar oik. «o«r, aaWlupe, and u-uWin U>*vp. 
aad lit ••ntlnraM ^111 mm . ><c thrau-rh tha 

vlabar lthoat tha a«rloua Iowm that jtw«4 IaovIi l>i.« i*at 
>all *h» «ta -iiitor Wjna *o Mtrlj 

ool* anoofiu ruid raMlaa* no, unric. tha . 
ehmary, m May of tht oik thai »rtt u, , 
Jwravy and aarly la rahruary, mm* aaak U tha fetAla*. groni£a, 
and "Boat of than hart raMlaad bV.or* tinea, total of 212 

tou of hay frw» awaka *•<• ad 

WW nwiopo, .-aou4iHU» afcMp, ««a too* darta* Um Mtk t .uU 
i* *>aa of tala* nay mm fM «*a oik aad door aaar i-cad oartara. 
1m»« tat atant 60 ton* m hard far 'ara>. faadlar, tat It li 

lt*d that additional hay V Iht oaMnt of at lint 2JC toat 
rorlaad by • opaalal allotaant oar r lot. la tht ...coral 
Daflaiaaay bill no. eafora oja^*«*» and Milt *-+U till I 
oartaial^ bo uomm to oar j tat all barta clj-ia^h C*- 
»M«f.ir aharaatorlatlo of tba Ma* af lUraJu taut C oik aa* 
BO daar *or« faa at -swro, aad at •«r4ln*r th* tur.twi 

MMlatad af throo to foar taMtand alk, 800 daar, Z9Q uitelopa, 

11 Maatain aheap. 

ftrfflbin tUn r tfii Ba r. m M I - af ta ftata 

raoolrod La rabraary* 

j£l£LuAi» J. »* O.iSu ' of'- , -" < "«» • f tafcl la '-n (kit . . :•£ 
am Jrabraary lot, aad tharo aat ao aaaaca la lt« itaias iurlaj 
ua cwata. utai 

. , aa* t and aaa »u u- a»asa af ;t*l~ . 
ruatlaabla . 
aaaiata t* * '^Millie at s taa fanw 

.'ho Mln Mr* »f ti* > ».'u a~* driTM Xtm ;u fara as. 
Ivor to th* j.oa . ,h taMfc aaar* higr *a» 

no laet twoaor, oa obraur; 294, to at ta at 11 la* tfclt h\,- far 

•-..o. ■ ir ■ ooa *nt assignor ta aaolat la 
foodlivr th**, at li ta**a aa afeltlaaal «aa tea ta the . eecsrlty 
of dVridtn- tba hard* 

jtajtrj. ■ bvara <cr« aaam darlas taa 



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aUftatBi* <*• *»- 3 >>«r4 of aatalope, *»*at 250 la nnrttr, 

was f*4 *lth else elk, on* jw-wh* to ha geasrelly la i,-ood eoadl- 
tioa. 2hM» wow found dead da-lag the stonth, robahly frosi 
eld «ge, 

■ _<iXx >^ju5 £00 deer wc?« CM rllatv« 

and about £0 -T«i?« fed MM* !««4<a«lriNr*« ."-«it orally ti»y a a^r 
to ta la thai* us.ial ^ochI oooaifctaa fa? thia ceasea, bat or* 
is feacrl daod :.<;->£Ul>>ailJj , >ld i&O. .A« t*~*8-» 

tailor 4*** tnat left the *affA ■. • lata fc_ i«ra 

the Tollo-efcoae fti*** last aaata ittafaai torts 
•watair ha** wis tit* Tollowste&e i>6 briifefr at Corwia risers, 
&oA «;■« the west elda of tM riwor. HMQl cats easily reoogulsed 
as this variety of deer «? osaej*. 

.JJ5» tom eoadl tloas . . lah affatt the pessi 8 

alJe were eaeourafivjt throughout the watk, amd with a, resaon&fely 
early s flag it ao* eesaa as it the lose aiight "oe ^ c ***% a»r* 
shan aortal* five fe&eusuud »MM tea JeHaj tftu foath, 

near *ardifi.er aad at headquarters* NH| ill «* »«--» ia for nay 
aw lala 

aew reports o» the au-sba. .sad eos&islon «f the el 
are ranging outside ftf fcu* I the ,bs>iro'H* aatioaal .. o;-eat 

were reeelved, aw *.erc aay * «ela3 N WM received sf those 
wiatttriag ea the .<*»t Jiaiatla lvar* 

»y autuAl aeree&eat *1«5 MM ,-oreet arrloe offloinls ta* 
p«n»»oeul M i'o^J. She elfc la the bsareka Hatieaal /ores* in the 
▼ IntaH. sf tii* rnasr*.- stattoa at J»ir'**lla was aba^aed, as 
these elk also W;*a to go W< I r« «*i*a to *a*> SSM* ftM 

tO WBJf5& ntdWfl 'Y'-<U;CS 

wifcb . ■• . ♦ 6.id«:'9oa, - as 

^ . ■ , t j* 

*• 

ii&jSai elk i*yas.i:ued • . * r - '■«« 

fia: -i*a rosarro, aa* ai ■aawd to i» la oxoolloat ooafiitloa. 

;,;.«. heavy saowstons MMf d«w»;ii«i ■ If too fams 

a-id das'SSaaal th* ha^staolta aad d»a»ad ti:« viv» fsnoos, result* 
lug la s»ri<ras oasiplaiats b>- ti»o owners. 

-i&t«»a^awUaftffJ- -"•ssra.Ksaearsea of the al 

'-»■,', aaa Saraes.of vL* ioreet -c-vloo, ;wntloa»a 'ibows, ean* 
he a froa th» feodlag gvouade ia Jackson role, -mc taty Isatal 
that the «lk thar-w w«re ooaia; thron^h ia good ooadltlea - they 



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thought they looteed rather better than do ours. Obs lass 

Sana ardea of yonia; informs no that his oxe.-l rat of 
feeding ootuon food uo) to oik Is successful and that they 
oat la la preference to hoy end ere dol«; -soil on It. f 
course it door, not tafca tho place of hay entirely, hat with 
it* aw the;-- out dora tho hay ration about one-half. 

Twenty-three oik, mostly calros, died on the feeding 
grounds at li-awoth daring the ntath, aad 180 died oa the feeding 
grounds near Gardiner, -neatly cairos and WW) old ooos. is la 
not a heary areont^ x af loss for February. Oeaarally awaking 
It is oonoideredthat the herd is in fair condition* 

lit mill 9 t fl Ufa ?*• **!•• •!* an * £ feaalea core ship od 
to tho onora dcperlnant tat lea of I'exae, en .-ebraary 2, 
wader your authority glroa to resident Blssell of the rieultaral 
College of ?exaa on Januar. 7. no of these died on route, and 
I understand a elaiis will he made for Its ralue to the express 
eeapany, aa they wore all in excellent condition when they loft 
here* 'hreo amis elk were shipped to £en*rel • • rexlor, 
for the Jity of llentoum, ran., on Fehruar w 14, r t-lty 

daeefi January Si. otal ship «d ci rim tho month. 8, all by 
■oss, sracod, ohar&ea collect, .ewtloo hare begron to 
shoe up oa tho ol* in largo nuabers, sad if aaay aero are shir *d 
it Is adwi sable to hare thea nVefti for tie* a. 

itain sheep wore fed rith the 
o .)ga. I MOOS *JTC ■ acted haflUl |M M . 

-.-,',■.• i. s, ;:;•» IBJSJ] BBBSMSSl Bat «S»t 

I in"~V-. tod «sedji hoi tia -o Beatles u tra lag i la 

tho month, .nderoon killed 6 aalo eoyotes, and mowing killed 
7 eoyotes and 2 foxes. 



iixtMlOMt' i'resh anowo eoweved tho range and there was no 
erasing worth santlonlng in the parte during ^ebraasy. 

ijlrds. 

inter blrdo including orowe, I erows, daotea, water 

ousels, ^ooasionally a aagpi*. eaglos, and a arrow* were in 

ev"< stance. 



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Mb 

A faw residents fi.a\©i«,in fiardlaar Ivor halo* tha 
wroth *t Boiling: Itw whara tha «i»r la opaa all wlatar, 
tth fair auaeass. 

'aual oatrola war* Mat* fraa tha r>wi:« - 1 vat tout, anA 
on* aajajtf waa atatlenad aonataatl;- la tha ilallatla Jiaj 
■Miom wbiah adjoint th* park wast of tka ^allowataa* 
Iwar, M rotaat tha al* anA antalo • that ara .lnt*-lne 
■mntiAsj* >nt In ttia .aaaraka orast aaat of tha 

Yallawatona : lT«r ad Joining tha park ara rotaatad V tha 
latrola of forass rruarara atatianad thar* for tha ornoaa. 
a Aaputlaa mtroX hoth af thaaa tarritoriaa, 

>a violations wara ri ortaA. althar lualda or oataida 
of tha virtu 



,ho only aaolAant re -or tad waa tha oaaa of oar tlaakmith 
» a-/e was iajnrad hy f lyiny; piaaaa froa tha anary whaal 
vhlah ha was ualn*. o a»s Ivan flrat aid ay hla coaradaa, 

.aioaaaafully, an* tha followlnc; aay a* aa Hl itl to ro ort 
tha mat tar and I took hla ta a doator a* hloo ! ■■■>% - ring a whara 
Vm plaoaa of tha *ha*l wara restavaA froa his ay a. aa 

laid ay hat on* day, aaA mada a aoaplata raaavary. . hla *as r«- 
nsrtaA to tha Gontanaatioa Oaaniaeion on tha rafalar alawr fom. 

JttttMb 

hll* thara was no vary serleua alafcnaas, aaay of our ao- 
playaaa war* lnAlspoaa* at Alffarant tl»aa durln. tha aaath, 
froa aoTar* aolAa or aoaslhly a aiU attae* of tha lnn«*naa* 
. .-. -la, our aatoaoalla aaahaala, and hla wifa, ratumaA froa 
a lanva of ahosna* a ant la Mlllapa, y*atan>, with a*v«ra ln- 
Alspoaltlaa xhloh paWa* 1 to a* lnfluansa, and It saw naaaaaavy 
to oall a Ana tar froa ohiao Hot :prlaga for than. . 1 hay hava 
aaaplataly raaovaroA, 



M*l Tialtora. 
followUaJ namaA aopla vial tad tha «uk d rlaa; 
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. . . »i'e, upt.of iOtala, Ycllowatoaa %rk otol 
», raoraary T to (, 01 



- • <v»t -on oral Uaaaxar, oaa 'Irifl IT i kin raw, hit 
• latent* of tia y»Uo*»ton» ark Oaa>a ueapom/, /aaruary T 
to a, on bu»lacM .a-filnin- to toalr 



Or* Kaaara laaald, Ohlaf (raaa araam, n*ai«a Xatlaaal 
.arks, /aa.«T to . a« wuw a/ tar r.ro ax raaa aar- 

loada of alk aathorlaaa a. yoa oa raaraary 16. -hlab ha laft 
.•.rtlaar -lth an 



. . ••• Maataraaa, a-latant htaf of tha . . M0I09I- 
aal urray, xaA r.B rasa of tha graslag amr fit of she 
oraat arrlaa, NtsI to i, U ooanaotlon ltk the) hm>» 
iba alk eltaatlea eutalde of tha park. 



or Cresraaak, of Mao lot - rlajta, oat., .-■•». 12 to IS, 

tJ -u-.an* •. -und rt. -In bo MM 111 . 1 ;l lnfu 



aonutlraa of notion oletara •oroaratlama o.-ernr.ea 1 
U tha park aa foll^aei 

enalt Data of 



af Jeaea ... Ill eVttBaag fatal-* 

1920 far ra. 

>»rc .-. re i io 

Osrperatlaa. 

otlaa of a royal aaa numnara glvea tha paralta for t '-lag 
motion pleturee la tha »rk hare oat keen roe l*ed 
of flat, thareforo tha paralt aanator ooanot aa atatea* 



■a ah own aara bain wfry J. - 
uraey evening, at tha oat ^xahanfe auAlterlaa. Mat ex aneee 
Vein' *ta akaaV a ao-o a rat Ire arrangeaaac with tha aaplayaaa 
ana tha raalaaata of Gardiner ana rleialty. " aranoitct' pe)1 
»y fanoue aorta atari ara abova. aa la about 

oo la. 



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»3 *efc oar ... ' ttfMi «• atwallj •ond^oca 

*h«n Is tedder; his unsafel l»r«xe of r.bi>e-no« froa bis slseloa 
■*ot'*s.te iw Mgffti -}.r- sl« 

La M«!lEg» fct It 30 ?•?<« «e.r./ va,-:4ajr. 

^ ■:■..!.!..:.• i.\ .Cw. 

.Tie HJMtl rc-ept of senile twV'ear.td, «b» «b* .*-,««* 

r*lalli« yean, 

(totttr ■' . lUABlaf, 
ottar 9»J «r later-dent. 



2h» Plraeteor, 
Satloa&i ur'c jerrloe, 
&»parta»»« of tte lattrlor, 
aahlaetoii, : . C. 



- »H- 



March 9, 1920. 



. lbrlght: 



Jhis is a coviy of mj yery commonplace reoort for 
February. Stns it isn't moro interesting, but things 
were uuiet and enthusiasm ai ebb. -o many of us hare 
been about half siclc during the oast few weeks, and 
leaves hare been quite frequent too. 

Sorry I didn't gat your lettor .Titten en route in 
time to answer before you left Berkeley, but ill .'rite 
in a few days on the subjects you mentioned, ,.-ith ho «s 
my letter may be forv/arde' to you while you are in i av.-aii. 

-incerely. 



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